Coronation Street star drops in to visit Earls Barton shoe factory

Rajiv Gujral (Director), Nita Gujral, Jimmi Harkinshin and Alan Pringle (MD)

Rajiv Gujral (Director), Nita Gujral, Jimmi Harkinshin and Alan Pringle (MD)

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Coronation Street actor Jimmi Harkishin, better known as Dev, visited Earls Barton-based Barker Shoes on Tuesday this week.

He was invited along by factory shop manager Nita Gujral, who said Jimmi is a friend of a friend.

Nita added: “He was given a tour of the factory accompanied by the managing director Alan Pringle
(pictured above, far right, with director Rajiv Gujral, Nita Gujral and Jimmi).

“He showed a lot of interest in how we make the shoes and spoke to lots of people.”

Jimmi was presented with a pair of shoes at the end of the tour.

Barker Shoes was founded in 1880.